The Connacht Hotel


In 2020, Galway City and County will host hundreds of events throughout the year, with the aim of empowering communities to unite through culture, to create something amazing.

Galway 2020 will follow the Celtic Calendar to bring a distinctly Irish feel to this very European festival.

The full programme of events confirmed so far will be released in September 2019, and the year of the Capital of Culture will have a launch ceremony in February 2020. Some of the potential headline events include innovate community sports events, international partnerships with other cities, and a massive events turning the entire city into an art gallery.